Governors

Open Academy Governors 2018/19

The Open Academy Local Governing body is constituted as part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT). DNEAT is the multi-academy trust that appoints governors to Open Academy. The list of governors as at September 2018 is set out below. The record of attendance and committee commitments of governors can be found opposite in pdf, and the Membership of the Governing Body can also be found below. Profiles of the governors can be found by selecting ‘PROFILES’.

The chair of governors Mr Nick Plater and the clerk, Mrs Michelle Shorten can be contacted through the clerk to the governing body. michelle.shorten@open-academy.org.uk

The policies that the governing body review and approve are set out by selecting ‘Policies’. Key responsibilities of the governing body relate to safeguarding and to the use of funds allocated for specific groups of students. Separate reports on these are available by selecting ‘Safeguarding Children’ and ‘Pupil Premium’. The governing body’s monitoring of Special Educational Needs and student behaviour are carried out in relation to the relevant policies set out under ‘Policies’.

Chair of Governors - see profiles

Mr Nick Plater (Trust appointed)

Trust appointed governors

Mr Basil Choudhry

Mrs Jill Bale

Mr Mark Hurren

Ms Sue Cant

Rev. Heather Cracknell

Parent governors

Mrs Rebecca Pitts

Mrs Sarah Taylor

Staff governor

Mr Anthony Edwards

Principal

Mr Jon Ford

Clerk

Mrs Michelle Shorten

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